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# makeup

All time
# beauty q
Beauty Q: Were you allowed to wear makeup in school?
We need to know.
# tried and tested
Putting #SponCon to the test: I tried this Insta-famous highlighter and now I'm addicted
Are they actually that good?
# glossier play
Glossier Play: We finally know what it is and it’s neither sex toys nor an app
But it sure is pretty.
# Oscars
The budget beauty bits Ashley Graham used to get Oscars ready
And they’re all less than €15.
# tried and tested
Putting #SponCon to the test: I tried this semi-permanent brow product and have mixed feelings
Are they actually that good?
# diversity
‘There really aren’t any excuses anymore’: How the Irish beauty industry is failing women of colour
And why it has to change.
# bougie beauty
You told us the first beauty product you'd buy if you won the Euromillions
What would you splash out on?
# Bad Habits
5 things I used to do with my makeup that I’m embarrassed to admit now
What was I at?
# Skin Deep
Skin Deep: This makeup look only takes five minutes to do
Seriously, I timed it.
# throwback
6 beauty trends that (deservedly) died a death in recent years
Remember these?
# makeup
5 dirt cheap makeup products I’ve repurchased time and time again
My trusty go-tos.
# Beauty buzz
Everything you need to know about vegan makeup brand Milk that’s now available in Ireland
The influencer-approved makeup brand.
# living coral
9 products under €20 that'll add Pantone's 2019 Colour of the Year to your face
To suit all budgets.
# Beauty buzz
Benefit are releasing two new shades of their best-selling Hoola bronzer
And not a minute too soon.
# you need this
If you're as lazy as me, this €2.50 Penneys brush cleanser will change your life
Yes, I’m only discovering this now.
# dupes
How do Aldi's new dupes compare to the original cult products? We tried 3 of them out
We put them to the test.
# no7
You told us what you buy with all of those No7 vouchers you get from Boots
Waste not, want not.
# Skin Deep
Skin Deep: These recent eyeshadow palettes are actual worth buying
Whether you’re an adventurous makeup lover or a confused novice, there’s something for everyone here.
# in my bag
What's in my makeup bag? Meggan VanderMeulen (Cardigan Jezebel)
Having a rummage through our favourite faces’ wares.
# fenty beauty
Penneys are releasing a highlighter almost identical to Fenty Beauty's Trophy Wife
This looks pretty damn familiar.
# beauty q
Beauty Q: Do you do your eye makeup before your foundation?
We need to know how weird we are.
# Met Gala
Selena Gomez proved she doesn't give a shite what people say about her Met Gala makeup with her latest Insta
Some people were less than kind about her tanned look.
# cruelty free
I went through my makeup bag to see how much of it was cruelty free
How much have I turned a blind eye for the sake of a smokey one?
# Cosmetically challenged
13 things you will know if you're someone who hasn't a notion about makeup
Have you EVER nailed the cat-eye?
# I Will Arise And Moisturise
This buzzy South Korean skincare brand is named after a W.B.Yeats poem
Innisfree has been around since 2002 and is South Korea’s largest makeup brand.
# at the gym
Is wearing makeup at the gym actually bad for your skin?
Dr. Caitriona Ryan from the Blackrock Clinic gives us her opinion on the matter.
# beauty q
Beauty Q: Do you wash your face in the morning?
We need to know.
# beauty q
Beauty Q: Do you wear foundation every day?
We have to know.
# more bronzer
16 beauty mistakes today's teenagers will never have to make
We had to find out the hard way.
# 2017 favourites
Irish MUAs and beauty obsessives told us their favourite products of 2017
Please share your secret weapons with us.
# santa baby
We asked Irish MUAs and beauty obsessives to share the products on their Christmas lists this year
Will Santy be good though? That’s the question.
# mattemoiselle
Rihanna is bringing out a rainbow of matte lipsticks, and they look the business
Fenty Beauty has done it again.
# my christmas tree
We dare you to wear these 'Christmas tree brows' to your work Christmas party
They’re… weirdly adorable? Don’t @ us.
# manky marys
17 rotten things all women who love their makeup have done
Nobody needs to know.
# tatts off
This Dublin makeup artist's incredible tattoo coverup has been seen all over the world
“His own mother didn’t recognise him when he walked in the door.”
# get your own
10 signs that boyfriends and expensive beauty products do not mix
PUT DOWN THE JO MALONE.
# mona and des
A Waterford man who's taking makeup lessons to help his wife melted hearts on the Late Late
“I’m getting on so well with the lessons I’m thinking about giving them now.”
# no makeup makeup
8 foundations for people who absolutely detest foundation
Get the glow without that cement-like feeling.
# huda beauty
Huda Beauty has finally arrived in Brown Thomas - Here's what you need to know
This is what we call a MOMENT.
# beat your face
8 ubiquitous Instagram beauty trends that need to die already
Quoth the Instagram MUA, “Nevermore.”